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Samee Zafar

Samee Zafar

Edgar, Dunn & Company
Leon Muis

Leon Muis


Leon is Chief Business Officer of Yolt: a smart money platform built to harness the power of open banking. Yolt, which is owned by ING, was born in 2016 and is currently available in open Beta in the UK. Having worked as consultant for Retail Banks worldwide, Leon joined ING in 2011 before moving to Yolt in April 2017.

Leon is currently leading Yolt Technology Services, Yolt’s service which offers companies across Europe access to accounts via open banking APIs, to help accelerate their business. This includes all bank data connections that Yolt makes, which makes Leon Yolt’s Open Banking and PSD2 expert. As a driven Fintech and Retail banking professional, he is committed to bringing a frictionless banking experience to consumers.

Leon has vast international experience both professionally and personally, and currently resides near Utrecht with his wife and 3 young children. When he’s not sharing his Open Banking expertise, Leon enjoys sports, and is himself an active cyclist and runner.

David Dechamps

David Dechamps


David Dechamps is Senior Vice President, Digital Partnerships for Europe.  In this role, he is responsible for the development of Mastercard’s strategy with key digital partners for the European markets.  These include OS providers, device manufacturers, Fintechs and top e-commerce merchants.

Prior to this, David was the Benelux General Manager at Mastercard Europe. In this role he was responsible for all sales, marketing and operations in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg, which included close cooperation with the financial institutions as well as developing new solutions for retailers and cardholders.

Since he joined Mastercard in 2002, David held various positions as Head of Sales Products & Solutions and Vice President Prepaid Product Sales responsible for selling Mastercard’s prepaid solution across Europe.

David has worked in the electronic payments sector for over 20 years. During that time he has worked for a bank, a vendor and a card network, giving him a valuable ability to understand the different perspectives in the payments industry.

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